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Matthew X. Brown
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Joined: Nov 08, 2000
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I want to have a tomcat server running SSL. I have a shopping cart applet that requires some strong security. Now tomcat gives explicit instructions for implementing this, which includes using OpenSSL to generate a certificate. OpenSSL is a very robust tool-and is open source-but its written in C. Being a java programmer, I'd feel more comfortable making modifications to a java product. Are there any Java based certificate/cryptology products on the market that can be used instead? I would be nice if they were free- like OpenSSL is.
Jamie Young
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Joined: Jun 19, 2001
Posts: 31
import java.io.*;
import com.dstc.security.provider.*;
import javax.crypto.*;
import javax.crypto.Cipher.*;
import java.security.*;
import javax.servlet.*;
import javax.servlet.http.*;
import java.security.spec.*;
import java.security.interfaces.*;
There is a message posted here that contained these included packages.
I just thought you might want to look into this to find if one of these packages contains the messages you are looking for
Vladimir Ergovic
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Joined: Apr 22, 2001
Posts: 63
Hi, you have JSSE (Java Secure Socket Extension) you can download it from JavaSoft (I am not sure if it is early access or not). But basicly that is what I used 6 months ago.

Vladimir Ergovic
ravi bask
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Joined: Jul 05, 2001
Posts: 58
hi
browse this one , u may get info
http://java.sun.com/security/
Daniel Somerfield
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Joined: Jul 15, 2001
Posts: 11
Indeed, the JSSE is the appropriate tool for the job. You can get more information at http://java.sun.com/products/jsse/. Current version is 1.02. Note that with 1.4, the JSSE will be integrated.
We have examples for using the JSSE in "Professional Java Security" including securing RMI and database connections.

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